Surf Guide magazine

Handsome and occasionally provocative monthly surf magazine published by R. L. Stevenson and Associates in Santa Monica, California, from 1963 to 1965. The debut issue of Surf Guide, in January 1963, was produced in part as a marketing device for the Huntington Beach Surf Fair; the first three issues were on newsprint. Surf Guide was in fact wholly unexceptional until October 1963, when associate editor and Topanga Beach surfer Bill Cleary was promoted to editor and ran a cover story on Micke...